Definition of equid
: any of a family (Equidae) of perissodactyl mammals consisting of the horses, asses, zebras, and extinct related animals
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P. convexa also died out, perhaps because of a specialized foraging dependency on proboscideans, equids, camelids, or other large mammals.
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Origin and Etymology of equid
New Latin Equidae, family name, from Equus, genus name, from Latin, horse
First Known Use: circa 1889See Words from the same year
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